The International Union Of Forest Research Organizations(IUFRO)

IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO is "the" global network for forest science cooperation. It unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU. Scientists cooperate in IUFRO on a voluntary basis.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO is specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide.

State Forestry and Grassland Administration of the People's Republic of China(SFA)

SFA is directly under the State Council in charge of forestry work. Its predecessor was the Lin Ken Department of the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China, established on October 1, 1949. According to the "Notice of State Council on Institutional Establishment" (Guo Fa [2008] No. 11), the State Forestry Administration is established. Its main responsibility is responsible for the national forestry and ecological construction related work.

The Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF)

CAF is a comprehensive, multi-discipline and public research institution that is directly subordinate to the State Forestry Administration (SFA). CAF is principally engaged in forest research of applied/basic sciences and strategic high technology researches, developmental research and soft science studies; and tackles the scientific and technological issues that bear overall, comprehensive, crucial and fundamental magnitude. CAF consists of 19 research institutes and centres, and 10 branch academies, which are distributed in 18 provinces, regions and municipality in the country. In over 50 years, under the correct leadership of the national forestry administrative department, CAF has provided the national forestry strategic development and national major forestry programs with vigorous scientific and technological support, making great contributions to the acceleration of forestry development, improvement of ecological environment, safeguard of ecological security and the building of ecological cilvilization.